Turkey: Second deadly avalanche kills rescuers reaching victims
05 February 2020 | 3:41 pm
Rescuers responding to an avalanche in eastern Turkey were hit by another avalanche, killing at least 23 people. Thirty people have been rescued while at least 15 others remain trapped under the snow.
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